Lower costs may mean more patients stick with meds

NEW YORK, Sept 12: When people with chronic health conditions have lower out-of-pocket costs for medications, they are more likely to actually fill their prescriptions, according to a new research review. The findings, reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine, sound logical. But they lend some hard numbers to the idea that lower drug costs should improve people’s adherence to their medication regimens. (agencies)


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